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  • Kimberly D. Ferrell

  • May 2, 2011

HOWARD — Kimberly D. Ferrell, 46, of Howard, died Saturday morning, April 30, 2011, in the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

She was born Feb. 7, 1965, in Parkersburg, W.Va., daughter of Barbara (Riffle) Sams of Parkersburg and the late William Sams. Kim was a 1984 graduate of Parkersburg South High School. Kim worked in the Surgery Department at Knox Community Hospital. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with friends.

In addition to her mother, Kim is survived by her loving husband, Patrick M. Ferrell, whom she married on July 22, 1985; a son, Ian Ferrell of Howard; a brother, Troy (Becky) Sams of Parkersburg; several aunts and uncles, especially her special aunt, Beverly Graham of Parkersburg; and many nieces and nephews.

In following with Kim’s wish, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Private condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are honored to serve the family of Kimberly D. Ferrell.

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